Person: Gauss, Johann Carl Friedrich


Carl Friedrich Gauss worked in a wide variety of fields in both mathematics and physics incuding number theory, analysis, differential geometry, geodesy, magnetism, astronomy and optics. His work has had an immense influence in many areas.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 30 April 1777, Brunswick, Duchy of Brunswick (now Germany). Died 23 February 1855, Göttingen, Hanover (now Germany).

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Algebra, Ancient Greek, Ancient Indian, Astronomy, Geometry, Group Theory, Knot Theory, Origin Germany, Number Theory, Physics, Puzzles And Problems, Special Numbers And Numerals, Topology

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Theorems: 4

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